Recipes for Thanksgiving Cakes & Thanksgiving Cupcakes (Slide 4)

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The chopped cherries blend into the ultra-rich chocolate cake, giving these cupcakes a slight cherry flavor while keeping it super-moist with little added oil. The combination of reduced-fat cream cheese and sour cream gives the frosting cheesecake-like flavor with about 40 calories and 3 grams saturated fat less than a traditional cream cheese frosting.

Recipe: Chocolate-Cherry Cupcakes

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Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Marshmallow Frosting

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamo…

Shredded apple replaces some of the oil and keeps the cake moist in these cinnamon-spiked cupcakes. …View slide
Apple-Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Apple-Cranberry Upside-Down…

Rows of sweet apple slices are topped with tart cranberries in this pretty upside-down cake.…View slide
Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

This cake was inspired by the one of the most popular Jamaican desserts, sweet potato pudding. Tradi…View slide
Chocolate-Cherry Cupcakes

Chocolate-Cherry Cupcakes

The chopped cherries blend into the ultra-rich chocolate cake, giving these cupcakes a slight cherry…View slide
Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes with Choco…

These vanilla-infused cupcakes are made with applesauce as a fat-replacer for butter that’s tradit…View slide
Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cake with Cream …

This rich, chocolaty Southern favorite has its own culinary mythology: a couple at the Waldorf-Astor…View slide
Citrus Ginger Cake with Spiced Orange Compote

Citrus Ginger Cake with Spi…

The flavor of this spiced orange compote improves with time so make it a day ahead or the morning of…View slide
Cranberry-Apple Coffee Cake

Cranberry-Apple Coffee Cake

This coffee cake calls for a tart apple, such as a Granny Smith or a Pippin, combined with cranberri…View slide
Plum-Almond Upside-Down Cake

Plum-Almond Upside-Down Cake

Jewel-like plums are beautiful in this almond-flavored upside-down cake.…View slide
Carrot Cake Extraordinaire

Carrot Cake Extraordinaire

Glazed in tangy caramel, this carrot cake is a beautiful finish to your holiday meal.…View slide
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